Debt Financing

Place New Issues With Investors Around the World

Rely on our superior debt origination and structuring expertise and exceptional distribution capabilities to reach domestic and offshore markets.

We are a market leader1 in new issue underwriting with significant capabilities in Canadian and U.S. debt securities with expertise in originating public debt offerings, medium-term notes, private placements and structured note transactions. We are backed by a strong domestic sales and trading platform, and a focused global trading and distribution network located in major financial centres.

A Highly-Experienced Private Placements Team

Our Private Placement professionals offer end-to-end solutions, from origination and structuring to execution and investor relations. We draw on our long-standing relationships with leading institutional investors in the private placement market in Canada, the U.S. and Europe to provide the broadest distribution to the most aggressive investors.

A single point of contact provides end-to-end capabilities with no hand-off of transactions to a separate execution team. In addition, an in-depth knowledge of covenants and structure results in best-in-class advice and execution. Our team also has extensive experience marketing credit and structured financings in multiple jurisdictions, and can provide excellent guidance to issuers who will need to navigate the very credit-focused institutional investor community.

Expertise With Both New and Experienced Borrowers

Whether you are a seasoned and sophisticated debt issuer or accessing the market for the first time, our Debt Origination team can help advise on optimal financing structures, obtain credit ratings and place your bonds with institutional and retail investors. We are a prominent Debt Capital Markets franchise in new issue underwriting with significant capabilities in Canadian and U.S. debt securities, and select capabilities in the Eurobond markets, and consistently hold leading market shares in Canadian dollar league tables.

Commitment to Environmentally Responsible Financing

CIBC Capital Markets is a registered member of the Green Bond Principles (GBP), a set of voluntary guidelines designed to promote integrity in the green bond market where capital is raised to fund projects with environmental benefits. We are committed to financing new and innovative projects that contribute to cleaner, alternative or renewable energy supplies, including biogas, biomass, district energy systems, hydroelectric, geothermal, solar and wind. CIBC Capital Markets also led the first C$ Green Bond issued by a Canadian Government.